Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival 2020 - Network Round Shorts
Friday 6th November - Friday 13th November
Logline: A mother puts her son under pressure to learn to cook instead of painting. He discovers that his sister is also interested in painting. Now he has a chance to really get to know her better.
Dir. Olivia Altavilla
Logline: After witnessing the local priest abuse his power, Sofia attempts to convince her devout Catholic family to act
Dir. Ollie Anderson
Logline: After finding an ancient golf course in the jungles of San Francisco, the worst golfer of the year, Starlo Von Sourdough, discovers he can recover the treasure of eternal life during the Covid-19 global pandemic. But first he’s got to learn the rules of golf…and in particular…Bunkers.
Dir. Bobby Markov
Logline: A young man experiences the transfer into another body in an attempt to break free from his depressive episode and better his life.
The Book of Ruth
Dir. Becca Roth
Logline: Margo, Dan, Jordan, and Lizzy visit grandmother Ruth for Passover. Later that night, Lizzy finds Ruth watching a midnight news story about Anne Frank’s death. Lizzy then confesses to have known a related secret for years and Ruth is left with some explaining to do.
Dir. Mark Hall
Logline: The turning point in a political campaign when capital and ideology reach a crossroad.
Dir. Zihao Su
Logline: Broken after his wife's sudden death, Ming begins seeking and molding other women to fill the void. One day, he meets Hong who seems to play the part of his ex-wife perfectly. Ming is enthralled.
Hong is too, but for her, Ming fills a different void...
Dir. Marc Eikelenboom
Logline: When the leakage on the roof, once again threatens to form the proverbial drop for the stressed tailor Charlie and his artistic neighbor, Jamal, their elusive neighbormakes them an unexpected offer.
Dir. Adam Baroukh
Logline: One year after WWII concentration-camp survivor Abba Kovner is set to poison a German water-filtration plant in revenge for the crimes of the Nazis, but as the moment of truth nears, an unexpected encounter threatens to jeopardize the mission.
Dir. Simon Revilla
Good Night, Sleep Tight
Dir. Brandon Nicoletti
Logline: A Toronto couple discover they have bed bugs. Watch as they go through the trials and tribulations of dealing with the pests and how it puts a strain on their relationship in the process. Based on a true story. Dark comedy short film.
You Can't See Out
Dir. Kayla Marriott
Logline: Five friends celebrating their last night of summer before college by breaking into a home to party. The night, however, takes a turn when they realize they are being followed. They must face the challenges of growing up and losing friends as it manifests itself into a real nightmare.